The witness told the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that she was afraid of the nuns  at St Joseph’s home Termonbacca while she was working there as a trainee social worker. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A trainee social worker at a children’s home in Derry run by the Sisters of Nazareth has accused nuns of being regimented and controlling and of resis(...)

Former bishop of Derry Edward Daly   at the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Banbridge yesterday. Photograph: PA

The former bishop of Derry has strongly defended the Sisters of Nazareth for “doing the work that nobody else was doing” in providing shelter for chil(...)

A spokeswoman for the Sisters of Nazareth accepted today that some members of the order were  guilty of physical abuse.

The Sisters of Nazareth who ran two children’s homes in Derry, have again admitted and apologised for physical and sexual abuses suffered by residents(...)

A senior nun who worked in Termonbacca during the 1960s and 70s has told the Historical Abuse Inquiry in Northern Ireland that residents there were happier than in other homes where she worked. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A senior nun who worked in Termonbacca during the 1960s and 70s has told the Historical Abuse Inquiry that residents there were happier than in other (...)

A former resident of Termonbacca boys’ home in Derry has given a positive account of his time there, praising the Sisters of Nazareth who ran the institution.

A former resident of Termonbacca boys’ home in Derry has given a positive account of his time there, praising the Sisters of Nazareth who ran the inst(...)

Junior counsel to the inquiry, Joseph Aiken, put to the witness a series of serious allegations made by a number of former residents. All of the claims were rejected.

One of the Sisters of Nazareth who staffed a children’s home in Derry has denied allegations of physical, emotional and psychological abuse of boys un(...)

Termonbacca children’s home was a ‘warm and loving place’ a former senior social worker in Derry has told the inquiry investigating institutional abuse at care homes run by the Sisters of Nazareth.

Termonbacca children’s home was a “warm and loving place” a former senior social worker in Derry has told the inquiry investigating institution(...)

Nelson Mandela’s words were quoted on the opening day of the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry. “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Nelson Mandela’s words were quoted (...)

A witness had alleged that an older boy came into her room at night and abused her as she lay in bed.

A witness to the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry has contradicted claims by another witness that he sexually abused her while she was in(...)

The Northern Ireland Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry is sitting in Banbridge, Co Down,

A woman who was repeatedly physically abused at a Derry children’s home has said she was also raped while in care outside the institution. (...)